CVE-2014-9984 Detail

Current Description

nscd in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before version 2.20 does not correctly compute the size of an internal buffer when processing netgroup requests, possibly leading to an nscd daemon crash or code execution as the user running nscd.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/153278/WAGO-852-Industrial-Managed-Switch-Series-Code-Execution-Hardcoded-Credentials.html
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/154361/Cisco-Device-Hardcoded-Credentials-GNU-glibc-BusyBox.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2019/Jun/18
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2019/Sep/7
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99071
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Jun/14
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Sep/7
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=16695 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=glibc.git;a=commit;h=c44496df2f090a56d3bf75df930592dac6bba46f Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-9984
NVD Published Date:
06/12/2017
NVD Last Modified:
06/13/2019
Source:
MITRE